uniform evidence legislation
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Is There Any Prospect of a Model Provision for Similar Fact/Propensity Evidence or the Coincidence/Tendency Rules in Australia?” – Andrew Hemming; “Memory Science in the Pell Appeals: Impossibility, Timing, Inconsistencies” – Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Natalie Martschuk and Mark Nolan; and “Bail in the Time of COVID-19” – Dr Brendon Murphy and Tahlia Ferrari. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “COVID-19 and Early Global Decarceration Trends”; Phillip’s Brief: “The Wrong Side of the Road – Australia’s First Driver Convicted of Felony Murder: The State of Western Australia v King  WASCSR 20” – Dr Kerry King; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on Crime in 2019: Analysis and Jurisprudence” – Stephen Odgers; “More Scope for Murder: Reckless Indifference in Queensland’s Criminal Code” – Joseph Lelliott, Andreas Schloenhardt, Lauren Causer and Madeleine Skeen; “Respects of Character” – Greg Taylor; “The Futility of a “Hug” from the Commonwealth: Property Restraining Orders and the Fight for Victim Compensation under the Commonwealth Proceeds of Crime Legislation” – Natalie Skead, Sarah Murray and Tamara Tulich; and “Sentencing Developments in the United States in 2019: Shifting from the “Tough on Crime” Mantra to (Seriously) Contemplating the Abolition of Prisons” – Mirko Bagaric, Gabrielle Wolf and Daniel McCord. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “Incarceration Trends over the Past Decade: The Need for More Effective Risk and Needs Assessments and Rehabilitative Measures”; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.